Salary for Middle School Teachers

Also known as:  7th Grade Social Studies Teacher, Junior High School Teacher, Middle School PE Teacher, Middle School Science Teacher

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Individuals employed as middle school teachers create lessons, homeworks, and exams used to teach key concepts in areas such as English and Mathematics to students at the middle school, intermediate or junior high school levels. These professionals comply with all local, state and federal requirements in keeping records of student progress, and may confer with parents and school officials if they observe behavioral or academic problems in a specific child. These professionals may also be expected to provide after-hours tutoring help to struggling students. A Bachelor's or Master's degree may be required for this occupation.

A Middle School Teacher can receive salaries ranging between $40,930 and $98,840 depending on experience and talent. Middle School Teachers will normally get an average salary of sixty-four thousand nine hundred and ninety dollars on a yearly basis.

Middle School Teachers have the highest salaries in New York, where they earn average job salaries of close to about $89,150. People with this job title have the most lucrative average salary level in Educational Services, where they receive average wages of $64,960.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 19.09 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Middle School Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services
$64,960
Health Care and Social Assistance
$63,570
Public Administration
$63,250
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$62,730

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Other Services (except Public Administration)
$62,730
Public Administration
$63,250
Health Care and Social Assistance
$63,570
Educational Services
$64,960